Day 5 in Amsterdam – Paddle Boating Through the Canals!

During our time in Amsterdam we often saw people boating through the canals. It's a relatively popular form of leisure transit. While locals seemed to treat their boats as picnic spots - spending time meandering down the canals while drinking wine and snacking - we also spotted many (presumed) tourists paddle boating. After spending a…

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Day 3 in Amsterdam – The Canal House Museum

After visiting the Amsterdam Museum, we headed to the Canal House Museum, known as the "Museum of the Canals" or "Het Grachtenhuis". The museum is located in an old house along an older portion of canals and it was delightful. While visiting Amsterdam we visited many museums, and we found nearly all of them to…

Day 3 in Amsterdam – Pride & the Canal Parade!!

We happened to arrive in Amsterdam during their week long Pride festivities. Our second full day in the city was the day of the famous "Canal Parade". In most other cities, Pride parades take place as a march through the streets, but this parade taps into the city's fantastic canal network, and thus both the…